By totalmotorcycle Ian #Hutchinson claims dominant win with his $BMW #S1000RR – Successful outings for the BMW racers in the $BSB and the #Superbike IDM.
13.07.2016 Press Release
Munich (DE), 13th July 2016. Ian Hutchinson (GB) once more proved that he is not only a brilliant road racer: last weekend, the Tyco BMW rider continued his streak of success in the Superstock class of the British Superbike Championship (BSB STK) and rode his BMW S 1000 RR to his first win of the season in the series. Snetterton (GB) was also a successful hunting ground for his fellow BMW riders in the BSB, with Michael Laverty (GB) and Michael Rutter (GB) stepping onto the podium, too. In Zolder (BE), Mathieu Gines (FR), Bastien Mackels (BE), Jan Bühn (DE) and Pepijn Bijsterbosch (NL) claimed podium finishes in the Superbike IDM / International German Championship (IDM). The BMW Motorrrad Motorsport racers were also in action in Laguna Seca (US), where the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the MotoAmerica FIM/AMA North American Road Racing Series (AMA) held their races. The riders and teams were supported by the experts from BMW Motorrad Motorsport, who were on site at all the races in Europe and North America. With their results, the BMW racers collected further points for the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy (see full standings below).
MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Laguna Seca, USA.
Iconic Laguna Seca (US) hosted the ninth round of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) last weekend. The best placed BMW S 1000 RR rider was once more Jordi Torres (ES) from the Althea BMW Racing Team. He finished the two races on the Californian track in eighth and sixth. The team’s other RR was ridden by Raffaele De Rosa (IT), who stood in for the injured Markus Reiterberger (DE). For …read more